The Plantsman’s Nursery

Hemerocallis Plant Advice

January 5th, 2023

Colours, Shapes and Forms of the Daylily

The shape of the Daylily flower can be as individual as the leaves of Pelargoniums. The formation of the 6 petals comes in an array of shapes, sizes and colours. Some with a ruffled edge, some with a patterned centre. Long petals, curly petals, even spoonbill petals! An the colour spectrum has developed from yellow […]

August 4th, 2022

A little Hemerocallis History

The name Hemerocallis originates from ancient Greek, ‘Hemera’ meaning ‘Day’ and ‘Kallos’ meaning beauty, this gives rise to their common name of Daylily which represents the fact that each bloom only lasts for one day. Whilst this is true, it should not put you off the plant as each plant produces hundreds of blooms across […]

January 2nd, 2017

How to name a Hemerocallis…

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